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Gannon’s communication sciences and disorders program provides you with the educational foundation for understanding and treating speech,
language, hearing and swallowing disorders. Engage with faculty in an inter-professional and
collaborative environment that promotes scholarship and service, and explore meaningful careers in speech-language pathology,
audiology, education and rehabilitative health care.
Gain real-world knowledge through key courses:
Phonetics: Study acoustic, linguistic and articulatory
properties of speech sounds using the International Phonetic
Alphabet. Learn transcription and differences in speech
Introduction to Audiology: Explore the scope of practice,
anatomy and physiology of hearing mechanisms, hearing
science and audiometry and learn methods for assessing,
evaluating and rehabilitating hearing disorders.
Communication Disorders in Children and Adults: Study the genetics, etiologies, diagnosis and interventions
for speech, language, hearing and swallowing disorders
in adults and children, as well as prevention, education,
advocacy and treatment of disorders.
Gannon’s communication sciences and disorders program
provides you with an array of opportunities to prepare you
for a purposeful career. You will:
“I have evolved into an open-minded, educated and powerful woman because of the friends, professors and mentors that I have met within (my) program and the university. I have never felt more prepared to take on my career, and life in general, because of the lessons I have learned while studying here at Gannon.”
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